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American Red Cross workers travel from one community to another conducting the blood drives that save countless lives in emergency departments and operating rooms. But they struggle to perform that vital work while keeping themselves safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many health care employers, the...

Joel Buchanan’s stomach turned when he watched poll workers deny ballots to Latinx voters ostensibly because the names and addresses on their driver’s licenses didn’t match those on election records. And his blood boiled when election officials closed polling stations in poor neighborhoods, deliberately disenfranchising citizens...

When Dan Hoskins tried to organize colleagues at an Oregon plant last year, vindictive managers marched him past as many workers as possible enroute to a disciplinary meeting in the human resources office. The company wanted to create a climate of fear, Hoskins recalled, not only...

Rich Cucarese and other members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 4889 tend a vegetable garden, cook meals and operate a food pantry for their neighbors in Philadelphia’s struggling Nicetown community. Nicetown went into decline decades ago as corporations shut a string of factories, eliminating thousands of family-sustaining...

Ken Merkel started cutting expenses as soon as Packaging Corp. of America (PCA) furloughed him along with hundreds of other workers at its Jackson, Ala., location amid the COVID-19 recession. Although the Army veteran and community volunteer slashed his car insurance, quit his satellite TV service...

When thugs gunned down Oscar Ontiveros Martínez in May, they did more than silence a promising figure in Mexico’s beleaguered labor movement. The 29-year-old’s killing sent a warning to anyone still thinking about organizing the mine where Ontiveros once helped to lead a strike. And Ontiveros’ fate...

COVID-19 killed at least 115,000 Americans, infected more than two million others and sent the nation’s unemployment rate soaring to the highest level since the Great Depression. But the pandemic hasn’t been hard on everyone. For some, it’s been an opportunity to fill their coffers. The crisis...